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Low oil prices, discouraging finds, pressure from environmentalists and high regulatory costs forced Shell's decision last week to quit drilling in the Alaskan Arctic.
Recent regional elections in Catalonia, viewed as an indirect referendum on independence from Spain, produced results that won’t be cleared up until January. But the vote may have improved chances[…]
In the new book, Superforecasting, Wharton professor Philip Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner look into why making predictions is so difficult — and how to become better at making them.
Emerging markets used to be seen as the “new economic locomotive.” But many of them – including Brazil and South Africa – are feeling the brunt of China’s economic slowdown[…]
Using a large sample of 1,200 firms at the time they go public, Wharton's Luis Rios examines how companies adapt to their environments in order to survive -- or ultimately[…]
In a new book, Swarthmore professor Barry Schwartz challenges our assumptions about which jobs are the most satisfying.
Despite the strong campaign-trail rhetoric against immigration, actual data might help to ease any worries about the economy and waves of crime, experts say.
While the U.S. and China have agreed to halt commercial cyber espionage, many obstacles could water down implementation.
Emerging multinationals may reap the same benefits of doing business globally as developed-market firms, but they face distinctive troubles when it comes to finding skilled workers.
It's still early days for Gen Z -- its oldest members are still in their teens or early 20s -- but marketers are trying to get a handle on what[…]